(March-April 1947)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; [Jack Schiff; Mort Weisinger]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First issue published by National Comics.
Statement of ownership--Published by National Comics 480 Lexington Ave, NY 17, NY
Editor: F.W. Ellsworth
Business Manager J.S. Liebowitz
Owners: H & G Donenfeld, J & R Liebowitz, P & S Sampliner, Irwin and Sonia Donenfeld
2nd class postage permit: New York City


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
George Roussos?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04;

Lois Lane, Superwoman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Brute; Buzzard; Bear (all as the BBB Gang, all intro, all villains); Superman; Hocus; Pocus; Lois Lane (as Superwoman); Perry White
Synopsis:
Lois believes Hocus and Pocus have given her super powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04

Showdown on the Showboat (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
George Roussos?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Hugh Rowland (intro, villain); Captain George Golden (intro); Gilda Golden (intro, George's daughter)

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04

Crash Landing! (Table of Contents)

Adventures of R.C. and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
R.C.; Quickie

Q is for Quagga (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Quagga

Indexer Notes

ad for Funny Stuff, plus Editorial Advisory board

Crime Key (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex Wade
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

["Yessir- me best guide in Indian Country!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

["Wow! Elmer. At Last I've hit the jackpot dead center!"] (Table of Contents)

Handy Andy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

"Mr. Piffle! Mr. Piffle! Your house is on fire!" (Table of Contents)

"Happy" Herman / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Living Trophies (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
George Roussos?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; an alien (intro, villain); Lois Lane
Synopsis:
When kidnapped by an alien collector, Superman uses his telepathic will control and face changing powers to escape.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04

["It was a good idea of yours Daffy, taking this hotel room..."] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Lois Lane, Superwoman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Showdown on the Showboat
    Superman
  4. 3. Crash Landing!
    Adventures of R.C. and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  5. 4. Q is for Quagga
  6. 5. Crime Key
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Yessir- me best guide in Indian Country!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  9. 8. ["Wow! Elmer. At Last I've hit the jackpot dead center!"]
    Handy Andy
  10. 9. "Mr. Piffle! Mr. Piffle! Your house is on fire!"
    "Happy" Herman
  11. 10. The Case of the Living Trophies
    Superman
  12. 11. ["It was a good idea of yours Daffy, taking this hotel room..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • James Zee
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner